Financial news on September 04, 2006
Business and Financial news
Richard Stengel, the new managing editor of Time, wants more essays, news analysis and brand-name journalists in the magazine, and a sharper point of view. Read more..
Following Amazon.com’s lead, more Internet merchants are posting customer reviews — both flattering and flaming — of the products they sell. Read more..
AN OPTIONS INQUIRY Executive compensation comes under the Senate’s microscope. The Senate Finance Committee and the Senate Banking Committee will look into the backdating of stock options. (Wednesday.). Read more..
MySpace’s online music store will allow bands and labels of any size to sell songs for whatever price they want. Read more..
As the water, if not the crisis, has receded in New Orleans, Brett Anderson has returned to his beat of covering the city’s legendary restaurant culture. Read more..
The editor’s blog was shut down after he was accused of being involved in anonymously attacking readers who criticized his posts. Read more..
The company that verifies the readership of print publications has created a new figure that combines print readers and Web site traffic. Read more..
The cover of Sept. 11’s issue of People magazine attributes an unnamed friend’s quote of Jessica Simpson directly to the star, a tactic People has traditionally avoided. Read more..
In response to the coming movie “Blood Diamond,” the diamond industry is launching a Web site to call attention to diamond trade reforms. Read more..
The Treasury’s schedule of financing this week included today’s regular weekly auction of new three- and six-month bills and an auction of four-week bills tomorrow. Read more..
Exchange Rates of September 04, 2006
|US Dollar||Japanese Yen||1 USD = 116.130 JPY||1 JPY = 0.009 USD|
|US Dollar||Canadian Dollar||1 USD = 1.107 CAD||1 CAD = 0.903 USD|
|US Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 USD = 1.229 CHF||1 CHF = 0.814 USD|
|US Dollar||Chinese Yuan||1 USD = 7.938 CNY||1 CNY = 0.126 USD|
|Euro||Japanese Yen||1 EUR = 149.340 JPY||1 JPY = 0.007 EUR|
|Euro||Pound Sterling||1 EUR = 0.675 GBP||1 GBP = 1.482 EUR|
|Euro||Australian Dollar||1 EUR = 1.668 AUD||1 AUD = 0.600 EUR|
|Euro||Canadian Dollar||1 EUR = 1.423 CAD||1 CAD = 0.703 EUR|
|Euro||Swiss Franc||1 EUR = 1.580 CHF||1 CHF = 0.633 EUR|
|Japanese Yen||Pound Sterling||1 JPY = 0.452 GBP||1 GBP = 2.215 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Australian Dollar||1 JPY = 1.116 AUD||1 AUD = 0.896 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Canadian Dollar||1 JPY = 0.953 CAD||1 CAD = 1.050 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Swiss Franc||1 JPY = 1.058 CHF||1 CHF = 0.945 JPY|
|Pound Sterling||Australian Dollar||1 GBP = 2.473 AUD||1 AUD = 0.404 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Canadian Dollar||1 GBP = 2.110 CAD||1 CAD = 0.474 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Swiss Franc||1 GBP = 2.341 CHF||1 CHF = 0.427 GBP|
|Australian Dollar||Canadian Dollar||1 AUD = 0.853 CAD||1 CAD = 1.173 AUD|
|Australian Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 AUD = 0.947 CHF||1 CHF = 1.057 AUD|
|Canadian Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 CAD = 1.110 CHF||1 CHF = 0.901 CAD|